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This is the 20th Reacher novel and in my opinion it's a return to form after the slight disappointments of the last couple. Reacher gets off the train in the middle of nowhere becuse he's fascinated by the name of the stop 'Mother's Rest' and wants to find out where it comes from. And of course he stumbles right into the middle of something. It was slightly slow at the beginning but soon picked up and was a thoroughy readable book, unputdownable towards the end; Neither the reader nor Reacher have any clue what's really going on until the last chapters, which makes their impact even gre
This is the 19th Jack Reacher book by Lee Child and I can't quite believe it. I have been a fan from the beginning. Yes, they are ridiculous but I really just enjoy reading them. They are ridiculously good fun and Jack Reacher for all his machismo, false modesty and ability to do the quite unbelievable, is still a great fictional character. Lee Child swaps his narration position in these books quite often - I prefer 3rd person, this is 1st person which I find jarring with these books, Nevertheless, it's a typical Jack book. A sniper has taken a shot at the French President and the only sni
Jack Reacher has spent the last 2/3 books trying to get to Virginia to meet an officer he has only spoken to on the phone but kinda liked her. But now he is there and Susan Turner isn't there - she's been arrested. And Reacher is accused of a 16 year old murder and worse still, an obscure clause in the army means they can and do recall him to duty. This is the usual Reacher tale - the walls close in, Reacher saves the day with some awesome moves, Reacher gets the girl. This was a return to form. As much as I like the Reacher books, and I do, the last couple were good but not as good as usu